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John Goss

I'll work for pragmatic Great Lakes solutions

One of my priorities in the U.S. Senate is protecting the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basin from the spread of invasive species like Asian carp.

May 07, 2014 5:36 pm
Environmentalists fighting invasive species

Environmentalists fighting invasive species

While not everyone agrees on which method is best, elected officials and federal agencies are working now more than ever to find solutions to the Asian carp invasion.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
PHIL WIELAND: Will America ever go from 'carp bites' to 'bite carp'?

PHIL WIELAND: Will America ever go from 'carp bites' to 'bite carp'?

When a Purdue assistant prof compares the Asian carp invasion to Jurassic Park and says, "Frankly, they scare me," that tells me we either have a major problem on our hands or he's an ichthyophobic nerd.

September 20, 2013 12:00 am
Jurassic carp: Expert invokes 'Jurassic Park' in describing alarming adaptations

Jurassic carp: Expert invokes 'Jurassic Park' in describing alarming adaptations

PORTER | Asian carp are adapting to river conditions in Indiana in alarming ways, and experts believe one solution to the problem may create money and jobs in the state.

September 18, 2013 5:45 pm Video Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Wabash River should be appreciated, protected

GUEST COMMENTARY: Wabash River should be appreciated, protected

Boating down the Wabash River near Lafayette on July 16, I witnessed firsthand the broad, winding river’s scenic beauty, but also got a lesson in the environmental challenges the river faces when two Asian carp hurled themselves out of the water and landed in our boat.

July 24, 2013 12:00 am Video
Zoeller studies effects of Asian carp on Indiana rivers

Zoeller studies effects of Asian carp on Indiana rivers

INDIANAPOLIS | Attorney General Greg Zoeller and the federal government's "Asian carp czar" toured a portion of the Wabash River Monday to raise awareness of the dangers posed by the invasive fish species.

July 15, 2013 12:45 pm Video
IFCA Region 1 to induct 7 into Hall of Fame on May 5

IFCA Region 1 to induct 7 into Hall of Fame on May 5

John Boyajian could chuck a football through a car wash and have it come out dry.

April 14, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Indiana AG wants more info on carp protection efforts

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller sent a letter to the head of the federal government's Asian carp response efforts to understand what steps are being taken to protect Indiana waterways from the invasive species.

June 11, 2012 4:30 pm
Invasive species, other issues at center of presentations for lawmakers, officials

Invasive species, other issues at center of presentations for lawmakers, officials

PORTAGE | Managing Asian carp was the top agenda item Thursday during a legislative panel discussion about environmental issues facing the state.

September 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Feds seek permanent solution to Asian Carp threat

Feds seek permanent solution to Asian Carp threat

The Obama administration says it will step up efforts to prevent Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes, even though closing Chicago-area shipping locks is off the table.

January 02, 2011 12:00 am
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